Youth kneeling and holding out a wine-cup

Historical period(s)
Safavid period, early 17th century
Ink and color wash on paper
H x W: 14 x 9.2 cm (5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in)
Iran, Isfahan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Drawing

Album leaf with drawing

Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722)

To 1928
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1928 [1]

From 1928
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1928 [2]


[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872-1962

Published References
  • Joseph Allen Boone. The Homoerotics of Orientalism. New York. .
  • Great Drawings of All Time. 4 vols., New York. pl. 875.
  • Antonio Garcia Jaen. Arte y Artistas Musulmanes. Madrid. pl. 130.
  • Ruth Warner. Persian Delight. vol. 9, no. 1 New York, January 1958. p. 23.
  • Hazrat Inayat Khan. The Spirit of Agitation and the Spirit of Brotherhood: Our Urgent Need for Harmony
    . vol. 29, no. 4 Mt. Kisco, New York, Winter 2004. p. 49.
  • A.M. Kevorkian. Les Jardins du Desir: Sept Siecles de Peinture Persane. Paris. p. 52.
  • Dr. Esin Atil. The Brush of the Masters: Drawings from Iran and India. Exh. cat. Washington, 1978. cat. 19, pp. 54-55.
  • Jose Pijoan. Arte Islamico. vol. 12, Summa artis, historia general del arte, 1st ed. Madrid. p. 377, fig. 528.
  • Sheila R. Canby. The Life and Work of the Painter Riza. Cambridge, Massachusetts. cat. 27, pp. 418-421.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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